Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1LT

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Sunday 29 and Monday 30 August 2021

This annual two-day food and drink festival takes place around Bury St Edmunds town centre every August bank holiday weekend.

The event is organised by OurBuryStEdmunds and includes a line-up of top celebrity chefs giving demonstrations and a whole host of stalls full of delicious produce to try and buy.

This year sees the return of one of the festival’s most popular celebrity chefs to the Stoves Cookery Theatre when Paul Rankin turns up the heat on Monday. Making a first appearance in the kitchen this year on Sunday is Sean Wilson from Channel 5’s Great Northern Cookbook – and who also played Martin Platt in Coronation Street for 21 years.

The event is a foodie's paradise with local produce, a farmers market and plenty of street food stalls too. Plus you’ll find loads of street entertainment and other fun activities with enough to keep everyone in the family happy throughout the day.

More information can be found on the Our Bury St Edmunds website

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